Made a musical with Harold Faltermeyer premiering on 21 September 2002 at the Raimund Theater in Vienna, Austria.
His song "I am from Austria", written in Austrian dialect, became the country's secret national anthem.
First host of Die Millionenshow (2000), the Austrian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (1998).
Member of Austrian rock band Austria 3 with Wolfgang Ambros and Georg Danzer from 1997 to 2007.
According to Vienna police, he admitted having consumed cocaine for 15 years. He later stated that he has already gone on drug rehab (May 2006).
Followed Rudi Carrell as the second host of 'Herzblatt (1987) from 1993 to 1997.
He currently lives in Mallorca where his album "Aufleben" has been recorded.